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Dr. Rita Thar

BSc-Speech Therapy

Speech Therapist, Mumbai

45 Years Experience
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Dr. Rita Thar is a trusted Speech Therapist in Kandivali West, Mumbai. She has over 45 years of experience as a Speech Therapist. She studied and completed BSc-Speech Therapy . You can consult Dr. Rita Thar at Dr Rita Thar in Kandivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rita Thar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I often stammer during speaking. What are the reasons behind it and what arr the treatments.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Hi there, stammering is a complex condition which affects individuals in different ways. Therefore it isn't possible to make a general recommendation about the best treatments - different approaches help different people. Speech and language therapy can be available free under the nhs or you can see a therapist privately or take part in a low cost intensive course run by qualified therapists. Where do I start? we do suggest that you try to see a qualified speech and language therapist, at least in the first instance. A therapist who has experience of working with people who stammer will be able to offer you a range of different techniques. From these you can choose the techniques that you find most helpful (this might change over time) and the therapist will support you in the choice that you make. By contrast, people who offer alternative approaches tend to have just one technique which they offer to everyone, and this may not be right for you. Tried? try again. Even if you had therapy when you were younger, and felt that you weren't helped, it is still worth trying again, because therapy may have changed, and you may have changed. Remember - it is worth persevering. It can take time to find the approach that is right for you, but many adults make huge improvements to their speech. You can also get help to feel better about your speech just as it is - for some people, self-acceptance can be just as important as fluent speech. Usually, the two approaches go hand in hand. With any form of therapy, it's no doubt best, having made the decision to try it, to give it your best shot, rather than do it half-heartedly. If, in the end, it doesn't work for you, you can at least be assured that it wasn't for want of trying. All it means is that, at this point of time in your life, it is not the right approach for you. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise! a cure for stammering? we don't provide information about approaches which claim to cure stammering. This isn't because we're defeatist about stammering, but because we believe that the approaches which are most helpful in the long-term require on-going practice of technique to be become effective. For more thoughts on this, and for some general recommendations about questions to ask before paying for private therapy, see is there a cure for stammering? where can I find a qualified speech and language therapist? there are three ways in which you can see a qualified speech and language therapist: under the nhs, by taking part in a course at city lit in london, an adult education centre with a specialist speech and language therapy department, or privately. Finding a qualified speech and language therapist. Other courses and approaches beyond working with a qualified speech and language therapist, there is a wide range of alternative therapies and courses available for adults who stammer. Sometimes it takes determination to find something that is right for you - and it can be difficult to distinguish genuine from spurious help. Alternative approaches clearly help some people, but because stammering is such an individual condition, they are not right for everyone. We suggest you read our article is there a cure for stammering? especially before committing yourself to spending a large amount of money. Two courses run by non-speech therapists and based on'costal breathing' are the mcguire programme and the starfish project. The stammering self-empowerment programme, set by paul brocklehurst phd, runs intensive courses and evening courses, mostly in macclesfield and manchester. The kings speakers in london is a public speaking group particularly for people who stammer, aimed at improving one's communication and leadership skills. Other public speaking groups round the country also welcome people who stammer. Other occasional workshops are shown on our events page. Courses aimed particularly at the workplace include those offered by talkcoach, and some of the courses offered by city lit in london. Electronic fluency devices electronic devices are available on the market which are intended to help people who stammer produce more fluent speech. They mostly use'altered auditory feedback' playing back speech into one's ear with a delay and often at a different pitch. More on electronic fluency devices. Self-help and confidence building the sharing and discussing of a problem with others who stammer can often prove helpful. There may be a self-help group in your area, or there are opportunities for support and discussion over the internet or by telephone. You can come to events such as bsa conferences and open days. There is also a lot of reading matter on stammering available. I hope this helps. Take care and have a lovely day.
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The pain in my back and side was so bad that I scheduled a doctor's appt. After speaking with a nurse and determining it may be gas, I cancelled apt and purchased GAS-X. The gas moved around and that is it! The pain is amazing. GAS-X provided NO relief as of yet. What should i do now?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
The pain in my back and side was so bad that I scheduled a doctor's appt. After speaking with a nurse and determining...
ultrasound must to see stone. gastric problem also a reason but only in back and side so not proper gastric problem. do hot fomentations and rest avoid long sitting toward bending lifting weight if it work then OK otherwise physiotherapy treatment. if stone is there then tk treatment to remove stone
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Hello sir it's me saurav, sir I am suffered from stammering and it's happen suddenly when I am 10 years old, I am facing lots of problems because of stammering. Can I able to get any solution from you to overcome from it.

M.Phil - Psychology
Psychologist, Chandigarh
Hi lybrate-user you are facing a personality problem along with inability to handle social anxiety. You need a clinical psychologist to work onto the stress that triggers your problem and it can be easily resolved. Regards
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Hi, Kindly let me know that Stammering of kids can be cured by Acupressure? If yes let me know the treatment or doctors who can do acupressure procedures.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. In many of the cases Stammering has two important reasons. Vocal chord misalignment or other problems are the primary reason. For this vocal chord complaint, you should consult an ENT specialist and get it corrected. Second reason is purely psychological. Stammer therapy can help you in psychological reasons. Take care.
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This is in furterance to my earlier query regarding speech problem. Root canal was done on lower right side molar and premolar. It was done in last year June. But other dentist neurologists here did not agree with the anesthesia effect. It is almost 10 months. Any medication or exercise for it.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
hypoglossal nerve injury can be diagnosed easily, but who is performing that nerve testing matters. RCT might be just a coincidence after which problem starts or can be a trumatic needle injury during root canal procedure which is very rare to damage hypoglossal nerve but chances are and hence can not be ignored. Now if 10 months has been elapsed for mri also you can get it done again for any visible changes related to your problem. After reports you can connect with us if required. THANK YOU.
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I have speech disorder. I can't speak with fluency. I repeat words. I can't speak confidently. Please suggest me some medicine or home remedies for the treatment of this kind of problem.

MBBS
General Physician,
You need to consult a speech therapist and complete the course for speech therapy. It can not be corrected by medicine you have to develop self confidence and think before you actually spk you should be clear in your mind what you want to convey spk loudly and clearly automatically you will develop the art of speaking or conveying.

My voice has changed ever since I went for a concert in January. I have to put extra effort to speak clearly or else my voice becomes very low and weird. I tried gargling with warm salt water but no use. Please advise for a solution.?

ENT Specialist, Secunderabad
Give rest to the voice and get indirect laryngoscopic examination by ENT surgeon . You may have developed vocal nodules.
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Hi. My self Anil age 25. I regard to ask the question that when I speak my voice will hear like child and in the phone will here like transgender. Because of that I teased by my friends and relatives so any treatment is there to hear my voice as an men.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. Ask a voice coach for breathing and vocal exercises to make your voice more resonant and relaxed. See a speech pathologist or physician for persistent problems such as vocal fatigue or hoarseness. Learn to warm up and rest your voice before and after intense use, such as teaching or coaching. Take care.
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I am 24 years male and a have some hearing problem from 6 years, that only from when I attacked" chicken pox" actually I suffered with" chicken pox" for 3 times, main problem to me is I understand others words only face to face, it is problem to me talk over phone, I went to many hospitals, but all they said this rare case nd we can't do any thing no solution, I try for hearing aid, but there no use by them, so doctors also hearing aids are not worked in this situation, actually I cmpltd b-tech and searching for job right now, it is main problem to me while talking over phone thats y I didn't get job, please solve my problem.

M. S. in Psychotherapy and Counselling
Psychologist, Jaipur
I am 24 years male and a have some hearing problem from 6 years, that only from when I attacked" chicken pox" actuall...
hi, I can understand your feelings. But if the doctors are suggesting that your problem is irreversible then don't fight with it. Just accept it. You have tried your best. Now it's time to concentrate on your strength not on your weakness. Find a job which is suitable to your present health condition. Now a days many options are available. Keep Helen Keller or Prof. Stephen Hawking's example in your mind. When they can why can't you. All the best regards Sunita
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I am suffering for imbalances and speaking difficulty please advise me doctor says it's msa-c and given medicines are coenzyme q10 300 mg ,supradyn, nuroday-h, even 600 daily once and for bp starpress am-xl and for sugar gluconorm Sr please advise me doctor.

MBBS, MD psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Gulbarga
If your diagnosis is right, ie msa c, please take second opinion from neurologist. It is bit difficult to treat this illness.
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Certain times my brain acts brilliantly and some times it becomes dull. Such time I will not be recollect the words and fluency in conversation will be of great problem specially in public speaking. How to get over that and is it due to memory loss or alzheimer problem and how to get over it?

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Certain times my brain acts brilliantly and some times it becomes dull. Such time I will not be recollect the words a...
You need to be evaluated in detail with MRI brain, EEG and other psychological tests to determine the cause for the symptoms and then proceed accordingly. All the best.
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My daughter is 20 years old .she is stammering from last 12 years. She can sing without stammering but while talking she stammers. Is there any medicine .or exercise. Or anybody can suggest good Dr. Pls help.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice:- speech and language assessment 100% stammering should be o.k. only 15 and one months Not medicines only single treatment speech therapy
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My son is aged 4 1\2 but he is not talking fluently with sentences. He can speak only few words with single words. No hearing problem. I have checked in pour ramachandra hospital doctors told that his IQ level is low he can speak at age of 7 or 8.pls suggest me what to do.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Noida
Hi lybrate-user, Need to do certain things- 1) Hearing Test (OAE, BERA) 2) Psychological Evaluation (I.Q/D.Q) Test 3) Speech and Language therapy (after getting the result of above both test.) Take Care.
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I think I he been facing some mental problem as my family says. Some time I anger to much to them. Using loud voice. I started to thinking to much about my future. My marriage. Started feeling lonely most of the time and started to find job to comes out from loneliness bt that one also not helps me. Old suggest me what should I do right now. M I a mentally seek person?

MA - Clinical Psychology, P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling, BA In Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
I think I he been facing some mental problem as my family says. Some time I anger to much to them. Using loud voice. ...
Mood swings will be better word to describe it. Thinking about future and marriage is not bad but only thinking and not doing any fruitful thing for that is the concern. Try to be social go for walks enjoy some activities which you like doing. You are not sick in any ways trust your own self don't doubt. Take care. For further assistance you can book appointment. Dipal Mehta counsellor Psychologist Metaphor Therapist Consciousness healer.
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I am 21years old everybody says when I m speak. My pronunciation not correct like sa-sha voice coming what to do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This is common problem This problem can be solved by Speech therapy Kindly consult me privately for further management
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What is the home remedies to get rid off stammering problem I am facing the same for 15 years.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, i'd suggest you to visit a psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Wishing you good health.
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I am 20 years old male. I have speaking problem from childhood. Please can you help me!

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Do meditation daily Devlop confidence in yourself Take Cap brahmi 1p by Himalaya 2 2 for 3mths Cap ashwagandha 1 1 for 3mths Practice daily for speaking in aroom alone
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Hi, I am 35 years having stammering problem since birth and same have been improved a lot as I grown up. I am trying further to improve it but it still persist. Tried some of the advices like chanting, yoga etc. To improve but unable to see major effects. Need to overcome from this on immediately. Can anybody help me to recover from this problem.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice :- properly assessment speech and language by qualified speech therapist Some exercise regularly Breathing exercise and other Related exercise small and long sentence exercise continue reading store and poems slow speed speaking in front mirrir Definitely stammering problem solve Recommend regular speech therapy by qualified speech therapist.
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